The country’s largest Catholic hospital system says its employees must get the shots by mid-November, joining the likes of Vanderbilt University Medical Center locally, as COVID cases and hospitalizations across Tennessee continue to spike in the unvaccinated population.
Violist Melinda Whitley, who led the negotiations, says it feels like a step back, even though musicians are eager to return to what they love doing. The new contract has been ratified with a 7% reduction in pay for the first year. The 83 union members have until next week to sign their personal contracts.
The airport sustained more than $90 million in damages during the March 2020 tornadoes that swept across Middle Tennessee.
Williamson County Commissioners have finalized a $650 million budget and raised the property tax rate by 13 cents. The change is intended to give government agencies more spending power after years of conservative budgeting.
Goodlettsville-based Dollar General, with 17,000 stores nationwide, is launching into health care, starting with the hiring of a “chief medical officer” and hinting at offering in-store services on a large scale in the future.
Saturday marks the end of federal unemployment benefits in Tennessee — two months earlier than originally scheduled. Conservative politicians and some business groups have suggested that workers preferred to rely on those benefits rather than go back to working at businesses like restaurants and hotels. But hospitality workers and organizers say that’s inaccurate. Nneka Ebbe, […]
Two brothers have pleaded guilty to defrauding Tennessee out of $3 million in economic development grants to start a textile operation in Pikeville. But state auditors have also found failures with government oversight.
On Christmas Day, 2020, video footage shows a bright orange fireball flashing across Second Avenue for mere seconds before revealing an irregular path of destruction. Six months later, engineers are still trying to determine the future of some buildings near the blast.
The Restaurant Revitalization Fund was meant to provide pandemic relief. But a series of lawsuits has halted the program, accusing it of being unfair because it prioritizes businesses owned by women and people of color.
Middle Tennessee nonprofits that serve marginalized groups are seeing more revenue. But a recent study finds it hasn’t been enough to keep up with increasing expenses.